assembly


assembly
assembly as‧sem‧bly [əˈsembli] noun assemblies PLURALFORM
1. [uncountable] MANUFACTURING the process of putting the parts of products together:

• Routine assembly of colour televisions eventually shifted to Taiwan.

• a car assembly plant

2. [countable] LAW a group of people who are elected to make laws or decisions for a particular country or area:

• plans for a regional assembly in the North-East

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assembly UK US /əˈsembli/ noun
[U] PRODUCTION the process of putting together the parts of a machine or structure: »

Full assembly instructions are provided with these easy-to-build desk units.

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car assembly

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The assembly of the circuit boards is done in China.

See also SELF-ASSEMBLY(Cf. self-assembly) adjective
[C] (plural assemblies) (often Assembly) MEETINGS, GOVERNMENT, POLITICS a group of people that meets for a particular purpose, especially to govern, make laws, or discuss political questions: »

The mayor's powers are deliberately designed to outweigh those of the London Assembly.

»

The United Nations General Assembly meets later this week.

[C] (plural assemblies) (also Assembly) LAW, GOVERNMENT one of the two parts of the government that makes laws in many US states: »

The existing measure needs Assembly approval before it becomes law.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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